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we transition into winter. >> 20 would make fun of me but to play jack anon this morning -- tony would make fun of me. put a jacket on this morning. >> 53 degrees at the airport. there are a few clouds in the sky. it will be a beautiful day. some may prefer to have a jacket on. 70 degrees this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. very quiet today. now we go to traffic. >> good morning. a nice start on this monday morning. 58 over towards the harrisburg expressway. no delays on the 83's this morning.
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795 looking good, at 66 from the owings mills area. watch for closures -- monument street is closed near patterson park. here's a quick, live look at traffic. to and from aberdeen, moving very well out of harford county. this is 295 southbound and traffic is starting to build. problem free on 95 as you make your way down through howard county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nothing good ever is comes easy. the ravens needed a miracle drive to come back against the patriots. >> it was just incredible. justin tucker was in the pressure cooker. he lined up for the chip shot.
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billy cundiff would once again prevail. inside the goal post. the ravens knockoff the pats. keith mills will have more later in sports. torrey smith scored two touchdowns last night. >> his on the field heroics work over showered -- overshadowed by the death of his brother. >> no one including smith was sure he would take the field last night. he did not decide until late yesterday afternoon. he got about an hour of sleep. his brother was killed in a crash. tevin jones was riding his motorcycle when he ran off the road and hit a utility pole. he was wearing a helmet and
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alcohol was not a factor. torrey smith rushed to be with his family. he went to the stadium and decided to take the field and he had a great game. smith had two two downs. his first of the season -- if had two touchdowns. >> the more comfortable i started to feel. i am gladi came back up here. i think it helped me out a lot. >> after the game, torrey smith said a big thank-you to all the fans and teammates for all of their support on behalf of his family. wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's the message you take from
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yesterday's ravens' win? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> our thoughts go with torrey smith and his family. nabil epps was killed on friday. he had stab wounds on his upper body. he died at shock trauma. an investigation after a man was killed during an encounter with police. the accident happened on sunday. somebody called then about a suspicious person in the area. police that there and try to talk with the man. one officer opened fire. >> i just know that they responded to wait suspicious subjects. he was on cooperative.
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the subject is not from this area. notify next of kin or where he was from. >> police have not released the victim's name. >> many gathered in reisterstown to remember the life of a fallen officer who died 20 years ago. the baltimore officer was assaulted and shot in the had 20 years ago. he died at the age of 28. he gave his life to protect others. >> when their life is lost, we still demoralized them and keep them in our hearts even after 20 years. >> a memorial was held every five years since he died.
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mark franklin will be remembered today kidnapping 10. he died after battling cancer. >> 53 degrees at the airport. a police standoff in utah. >> a while fire rages in southern california -- a wild fire. >> traffic seems to be that volume is heavy this morning.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:09. you're waking up to a few clouds in the sky around baltimore. i do want to show you hd doppler real quick. southern pennsylvania, a few light showers moving towards chambersburg. these showers could drift into york county. could be a bit slow in forget some of that wet weather. high pressure in control in baltimore. rain could come back to around midweek. more with detailed the seven-day forecast -- more when we detail the seven-day forecast. >> firefighters have their hands full with a 1,000 acre brush
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fire near the mexico border. the fire started yesterday afternoon east of san diego. the battle the blaze on sunday what evacuations were ordered for those living nearby. nobody has been injured. a peaceful ending to a police standoff in utah yesterday. the suspect told police he left some devices at a home. propane and gas tanks were placed around their property. the standoff ended when the suspect tried to run from police through the back door. he was wearing a dress at the time. no word whether he had matching shoes or handbag. >> that is not funny.
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oh, my. a week-long general assembly begins. world leaders began arriving yesterday. the ongoing conflict in syria will leave the agenda. president obama travels to new york today. president obama is scheduled to speak to the general assembly tomorrow. mitt romney says he will be spending less time raising campaign funds and more time with the voters. he said president obama has admitted he cannot change washington from the inside. >> 5:11. 53 degrees at the airport. are your kids heading off to college next year?
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>> walmart is offering discounts for eating fresh. >> we have an early-morning crash along reisterstown r
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. one problem all along reisterstown road. an accident. the j.f.x. looking good. 62 on southbound 83. problem free from the maryland
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line all the way down. watch for continued closures along monument street at wolfe street over towards patterson park. 60 miles per hour approaching 100 on 295 south. here's a quick, live look at traffic. to and from the tydings memorial bridge, we're checking out just fine. harbor tunnel traffic equally smooth. this is 295. southbound traffic is starting to build down towards the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> light rail and metro subway operating on schedule. the 51 bus with a diversion at washington boulevard and monroe.
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a diversion at charles and 58th street. i'm kurt kronke. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. things are quiet around the baltimore metro area. some showers up towards chambersburg and maybe they hold together into york counties. we should not see too many problems along 83. a quiet start to the day through the early half of the workweek. let's check the temperatures. we are officially in the fall season. 58 in annapolis. 53 at the airport. 48 degrees in westminster. low 40's in garrett county including oakland.
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some of you may need a jacket. high temperature will reach 68 to 72 degrees. a mixture of sun and clouds. clearing skies into the afternoon. it should feel warmer as we get more sunshine. cool air moving into the east. we are seeing a cool start to the day. a couple of showers in the upper atmosphere. most of the east will be quiet today. a cold front will sneak away as we get into the middle of the week. most of these showers in southern pennsylvania will fall apart today. the skies will clear as we get into the afternoon. we will wait for the next storm system to move then. this is 6:00 a.m. on wednesday
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morning. something could be heading our way. we will drop into the 40's tonight. the sun is setting at 7:00 p.m. tonight. warmer on wednesday and that is one the rain could return. >> it pays to eat healthy if you buy your groceries at walmart. they rolled out a discount for healthy eaters. a 5% discount. that includes fresh fruits and low-fat dairy. the discount begins october 15. some pitfalls to avoid when paying for higher education. do not count a scholarship for
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your first choice school. most do not cover student loans. federal loans could have more long-term benefits. it is time to whip your lawn and garden into tiptop shape. >> the raid of the aerators is on. >> with the drought, doing those tasks will be important to bring area lawns back to life. >> the drought to kato on green lawns -- the drought took a toll on the green lawns.
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aeration can loosen up the soil. you can hire someone to do it. >> the company can do the full area at once. >> it gives the grass a better chance to germinate. >> a great time to think about the project is the weekend before it you know there will be a decent amount of rain. >> falling leaves can kill a lot quicker than drought. >> realtors have been generous in campaign giving. more turbulence in the skies for american airlines. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning.
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>> good morning. american flying on airlines, gear ready for more flight delays. tension between the pilots and the airline. delays began 10 days ago. the airline's are offering to book on other airlines or refund fares. not good news for business travelers. sources say retailers may have just received about 10 of the new iphones for friday's big launch day. the store was able to sell the iphones in large numbers. there were sellouts for verizon and at&t phones.
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sprint users may have had more locked. futures this morning are little lower. most of these stocks did close on the downside on friday. the election less than two months away. realtors are opposed to giv the housing market rebounds from the deepest slump since the 1930's. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you very much. >> 5:22. 53 degrees at the airport. a community rallies to support a student that was shot.
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>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what's the message you'll be taking away from last night's big ravens' win? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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a student who was shot by a classmate at perry hall hohigh school is now out of the hospital. he was cleared by doctors to attend a fundraiser on saturday. >> it is nothing short of amazing. the doctors wi tell you. dr. o'connor will tell you it is nothing short of amazing about where he is. there is no way he is supposed
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to be where he is today. boaters droppedte anchor to show support. >> the giant panda cub that was born at the national zoo has died. veterinarians rushed in to see what was going on. the panda cub to not respond. >> this this is devastating -- this is devastating. >> the cub was in good condition and had no outward signs of infection. >> 53 degrees at the airport. >> a ravens player facing a terrible tragedy comes through
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for his team on the field. >> a crowd of hundreds becomes violent and one person is shot. >> it is a quiet start to the day. >> quiet on the major roadways. one accident along reisterstown road. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
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night? i landed at the airport. i was happy to hear everybody was up watching the game. it is cool this morning. >> i thought you meant "wind." >> i am so sorry. >> "the wind." >> now we're all on the same page. it will be beautiful. you may need a jacket. a mixture of sun and clouds. clearing into the afternoon. >> and the ravens won. good to have you back. >> it is monday. reisterstown road, we have an
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accident near primrose. 61 miles per hour on the north side. everything looks good on the j.f.x. at the moment down towards coldspring. monument street is closed near patterson park. that is because of road work. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is the j.f.x. at ruxton road. an easy ride from the beltway into town. this is the harrisburg expressway at york road. southbound traffic is a little heavier. no official to lay down towards the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it is are big story this morning. it came down to the wire for the ravens. justin tucker came through with a barely good field goal to win the game.
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>> torrey smith took the field despite losing his brother in an accident saturday night. kim dacey is live with more on that. >> good morning. torrey smith was up last night after the tragic news. no one knew he would play in the game until late yesterday afternoon. >> it was tough. i did not note emotionally how would hold up. >> he rushed to be with his family. his brother died in a motorcycle crash. his motorcycleding when it hit a utility pole. he was wearing a helmet and alcohol was not a factor. >> i got all the support from everybody around the league and
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everyone. i was getting texts and people were telling me about my twitter. i want to thank everybody. >> he headed to m&t bank stadium still unsure about whether he would take the field. it.decided to do wo he scored two touchdowns, helping the ravens to get to a narrow win over the patriots. >> i didn't want to hurt my team. the more comfortable i started to feel. i am glad i came back up here. i think it helped me out a lot. >> smith said he played that game for his brother. he said a quick prayer after each touchdown. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you.
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that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's the message you'll be taking away from last night's ravens' win over the patriots? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to police have arrested a suspect accused of beating a man with a baseball bat. justin strong was taken into custody friday evening. police say he walked away but returned a short time later with the bat. the victim is now hospitalized with serious injuries. >> one person is recovering from gunshot wounds this morning. a crowd of about 1000 people gathered in downtown towson. it all stemmed from an event at
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the theater. it does coincide with towson's homecoming although it was not a school-sponsored event. >> some fraternities and one for ternate invited numerous subjects to this party that were not from this area or from the school. >> one person was shot but it is not clear where that happened. >> more spraying is planned today to keep people from the west nile virus. officials say the spraying is will continue until october 1. that means every day. residents should try to stay
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inside during those hours of spraying. it may be nicknamed the buckeye state but it will be the center of the bull's-eye for the presidential candidates to focus on ohio. >> hallie jackson is live with this morning's report. good morning. >> good morning. ohio is the big focus. paul ryan kicks off the bus tour today and he will be joined by mitt romney tomorrow. >> mitt romney attacked 47% -- >> this is the obama ad that will greet them in ohio. a reference to the release of his tax returns showing he paid
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%. per he.1 >> he has not been straight with the american people about those finances. >> i think it will be about your bank account and not his swiss bank accounts. >> jobs are still the focus on the campaign trail. >> i am fighting to create american jobs. >> mitt romney will shift his own focus. he will spend less time with donors and more with voters. what will not change our the attacks against president obama. >> we will give him a chance on november 6 to do that. >> the campaigns will cross the tracks in ohio later this week.
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president obama will head to the buckeye state himself to rally voters. >> what do the latest polls show? >> president obama leading mitt romney by about five percentage points. this is different from what we saw last month. ohio starts its early voting next tuesday. candidates will want to lock in votes sooner rather than later. >> 53 degrees at the airport. how one toy can hurt your children. >> a change of scenery can do some good if your child suffers from asthma. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what's the message you'll be taking away from last night's ravens' win over the patriots?
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:41. 60 degrees downtown. the sun is not quite up just yet. a little bit of a cool start to the day. 53 at the airport. 53 in catonsville. the temperature should be in the
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50's this morning. it should be a beautiful day. maybe light jacket with just a few clouds. we have some rain your chances coming upon in the seven-day. >> if your child suffers from asthma, you may want to consider a move away from major highways. >> asthma can be worse by living near heavy traffic. experts say urban air pollution might lead to some other dangerous conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. now is the time to get rid of a trampoline. >> young is children are
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greatest risk for injury when jumping, especially kids under the age of 5. trampoline injury rates have been decreasing, there were nearly 90,000 injuries in 2009 alone in the u.s. lin ision's time in the melight last night at the emmy awards. awards. sarah has the latest traffic [ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water
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disabled vehicle. you may find some delays. 895 looks good at the harbor tunnel. an accident on reisterstown road. looking good on baltimore national pike. 68 on the southbound j.f.x.. monument street is closed near patterson park. watch for continued closures. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 83 and traffic is light into town. this is 83 in the parkton region. not bad at all down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have a few diversions because of the construction. the 51 bus is diverting at washington and monroe. . diversion at clark's line
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the 91 bus is diverting at rogers avenue metro station. light rail and metro on schedule. kronke. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. it is a quiet start to the day. some light showers up in southern pennsylvania. these may be holding together into york county appeared that could mean some light sprinkles along 83. expecting dry weather this morning. a quiet start to the day but it is is a little chilly. 60 downtown. 46 in gaithersburg. the temperatures continue to drop off as we head to the west. 37 degrees in elkins in west
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virginia. cooler air is pushing into the east. cool air spilling over the great lakes region. 53 in baltimore. a large area of high pressure in control. we will have a front that will stop through the region mid- week. that will bring back the rain chances. we will start with some clouds. clearing into the afternoon. maybe a jacket into the afternoon. it will feel much better as we get sunshine today. sun set at 7:00 p.m. on the dot and would drop off into the 40's tonight. dry today and tomorrow. more rain chances lasting into thursday morning.
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temperatures drop off thursday into friday. renewed chances return on saturday. n to shine.v's turj >> we have the big winners. >> the biggest name in television paraded down the red carpet for the prime-time emmy awards. >> in a way, all of you are winners tonight. >> for the comedy, jon cr ier won for outstanding lead actor. >> people say the show is a comedy but i don't see anything funny about me being vice president of the united states.
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>> the winner goes to "modern family." "homeland" dominated with claire danes and damian lewis. >> the entire cast is talented. >> "the amazing race" won. "the daily show" won. >> 5:50. the ravens were the only one taking on a new england rival. >> the orioles took on the red sox. >> here is a look at last
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what's the message you'll be taking away from last night's ravens' win? keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> more on torrey smith in a minute. we begin with the ravens. a very big win. 31-30, the ravens beat the patriots. a delirious crowd. how about torrey smith? he lost his brother in a motorcycle crash. second quarter. joe flacco, a big play. ravens take the lead.
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21-20 ravens. joe feels the pressure and hits torrey smith and it is a two- point game. the defense gets its back. 31-30 the final. joe flacco wanted to talk about the inspiration of torrey smith won the game anended. >> i cannot imagine what he is going through. he plays like this all the time. it says a lot about who he is. we know he is a great guy and an awesome teammate. >> our team just fights. we have a bunch of guys -
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tonight we won and i couldn't be more proud of the football team. >> what a night. the ravens win a big game. the birds lost to the red sox but they win six of nine on the road trip. chris tillman pitched well. robert andino cannot make the throw to first base. 1-0 boston. in the fifth inning, the birds tie it. a bloop single scores a run. lew ford scores. cody ross scores.
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2-1, the sox avoid the sweep. double header to state a camden yards against the blue jays. bill billick check was running off the field chasing the officials. they ate in mockery of the game and almost cost the ravens the game -- they made a mockery of the game. >> thank you. an elementary school principal busted for dealing meth. >> general motors recalls 400,000 vehicles. >> talk about your sticky situation.
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